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Ronnie Milsap launches #1 Tour in June

Thursday, May 15, 2008 – Ronnie Milsap will launch his #1 Hits Tour in June with dates into December. Great American Country's Master Series will sponsor the tour.

"It's great news for the fans and myself," said Milsap. "With GAC partnering with me on this 2008 tour, the fans will not only have the opportunity to see me live but also have access via GAC and their website." Beginning in June and running through the end of the year, GAC will publicize the tour via on-air mentions and promotions and its website for streaming interviews and features from the tour. GAC's "Master Series" with Bill Cody will mention the tour on-air and shoot in studio or on location from the tour.

"GAC has sponsored many tours but this opportunity allowed us to tie our Master Series show directly to an artist with so many number one hits," says Scott Durand, vice president of marketing for GAC." GAC's Master Series focuses on the great artists and their songs, and Ronnie's tour was a perfect fit."

Tour dates are:
June 20 - Wendover, Nev. - Peppermill Casino
June 24 - Friant, CA - Table Mountain Rancheria
June 25 - Pleasanton, CA - Alameda County Fairgrounds
June 28 - Sterling, CO - Logan County Stadium
July 11 - Atlanta - Chastain Amphitheater
July 17 - Nashville - Crossroads Children's Chorus Festival - Grand Ole Opry House
July 19 - Fort Worth, TX - Billy Bob's
July 24 - Janesville, WI - Rock Country 4H
July 25 - El Cajon, CA - Sycuan Casino & Resort
July 28 - Gillette, WY - Campbell County Fair
Aug. 2 - Robinsonville, MS - Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall
Aug. 3 - Davenport, IA - Mississippi Valley River
Aug. 14-15 - Hankinson, ND - Dakota Magic Casino
Aug. 16 - Aberdeen, SD - Brown County Fair
Aug. 31 - Thief River Falls, MN - Kick'n Up Kountry Music Festival
Sept. 6 - Alma, AR - Alma Performing Arts Center
Sept. 12 - Gulfport, MS - Island View Casino Resort
Sept. 13 - Harvey, LA - Boomtown Casino
Sept. 14 - Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico State Fair - Tingley Coliseum
Oct. 4 - Hazard, KY - Hal Rogers Forum
Oct. 16 - Hamlet, NC - Richmond Community College - Cole Auditorium
Oct. 25 - Tucson, AZ - Desert View Performing Arts Theater
Dec. 6 - Choctaw, MS - Silver Star Hotel & Casino Convention Center
Dec. 9-10 - Las Vegas, NV - Golden Nugget Showroom
Dec. 11 - Parker, AZ - Blue Water Resort


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